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Eight picked for Falletta guitar concerto competition

Eight guitarists from all over the globe have been chosen to compete in the 2014 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition.

In alphabetical order, they are: Dan Alexandru Arhire (Romania); Chad Ibison (United States), who competed before in 2008; Ekachai Jearakul (Thailand); Laura Klemke (Germany); Marcin Kuzniar (Poland); Sanel Redzic (Bosnia and Germany); Marko Topchii (Ukraine); and You Wang (China).

The semifinals will take place in the WNED Studios in downtown Buffalo on June 4 and 5. The finals will be held June 7 in Kleinhans Music Hall.

Each event begins at 7:30 p.m. The semifinals will be broadcast live on Classical 94.5 WNED and streamed online at www.wned.org. Tickets are $12 for the semifinals and $41-$72 for the finals, with discounts for students and seniors. For info, call 885-5000.

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